Woman charged with fatally stabbing her husband, Michael WIlliams Jr., during fight in their South Side home

Jamara Cannon |Chicago Police

Jamara Cannon |Chicago Police

A 31-year-old woman has been charged with stabbing her husband, Michael Williams Jr., to death early Tuesday in their East Chatham neighborhood home on the South Side, according to Chicago Police.

Williams, 37, was stabbed in the neck during a fight with his wife at 2:35 a.m. Tuesday in their home in the 8000 block of South Ingleside, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Williams was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he died at 10:01 a.m., authorities said. He lived in the block where he was stabbed.

Jamara L. Cannon is charged with one count of first-degree murder, police said early Thursday.

A judge ordered her held on a $750,000 bond, according to the Cook County sheriff’s office. She is due back in court May 10.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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